Mother’s Day poem: what pricks your feet and heart?

A mother’s heart painted with fear of the unknown

Where you don’t deserve to hurt you say

Like the man in the Bible who let go of his son

He journeyed the road up the treacherous mountain

With questions of why piercing the heart with blades of steel

Why must you walk this road alone fearful of death and dying

Who would leave a child on the table of sacrifice?

Will this suffering ever end?

What will happen if he does not return?

How can a mother let go with the future so unknown?

Anguished love rips your soul in a thousand pieces.

Where can a mother find the courage for the moment

Except in the arms of a loving Father above

He knew the pain you would feel.

But you still ask how could this be your perfect plan?

Your road is rocky and pain pricks your feet and heart

You cried the tears alone bending at the knee

Until faith arose that your child so sweet

Will come out all right.

You rise before dawn to face the fear unknown

And face another day of letting go

You fill your soul with comfort of the One who knows your name

Fear of what the future holds foremost on you mind

Then you press on letting go of the child of your heart

And our Father’s love surrounds you.

He will make a way where there seems no way

You are safe to let go for he will return to you.

All fear is gone and peace has come

Look and see who carried you through the storm.

Now watch how God works his plan

You are in the palm of his hand.

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Pirkko Rytkonen

Wife, mother, and grandmother. Christ follower and seeker of truth. Blogging to inspire and encourage others.

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